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Re: Flame bait du jour

doug royer
On Monday 03 March 2003 23:56, Doug Royer wrote:

> Yes! And I wonder how many people that try to shoot down XML
> have ever had to hand write a parser for complex data transfers
> that use arbitrary data models.

Me :-) I prefer writing BER parsers to writing XML parsers, it's easier in my 

> One parser bug can ruin your whole project.

Likewise with XML; XML does not have any special parser-bug-resilience 
properties. Likewise, one OS bug, runtime system bug, compiler bug, hardware 
bug, library bug, application bug, ... can ruin your whole project.


A city is like a large, complex, rabbit
 - ARP


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